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Lynnwood Police Department
19321 44th Ave. W.
Lynnwood, WA 98036

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

LPD Now Accepting Applicants for the 2019 Citizens Academy

Registration is open and space is limited so sign up soon for this FREE course:The Lynnwood Police Department’s 28th CITIZENS ACADEMY.

LYNNWOOD, WA (September 25, 2018) – The Lynnwood Police Department will be offering a 14-week Citizens Academy this upcoming January, which is a unique learning experience conducted by the police department and designed to give citizens a better understanding of the mission, values, and operations of the police department.

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Above: 2018 Citizens Academy Graduates

Below: Sgt Josh Kelsey leads participants on a fingerprint extraction exercise.

CADuring this interactive course, participants will be introduced to the basic information that all police officers must know to perform their jobs, including patrol tactics, criminal and narcotics investigations, use of force, communications, DUI procedures, and domestic violence to name just a few.

This is a great opportunity for those interested in the fascinating field of criminal justice, current trends in criminal activity, personal safety, crime prevention, and volunteering with our agency.

The course is from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. every Thursday starting on January 10, 2019 at the Lynnwood Senior Center, 19000 44th Ave. W.

CLASS ACTIVITIES MAY INCLUDE:

  • Get the inside scoop on the work of Patrol and Traffic Officers
  • Empower yourself with Crime Prevention strategies
  • Watch a fascinating K-9 Demonstration
  • Expand your knowledge of Narcotics trends
  • Explore our robust Volunteer Programs
  • Investigate a mock crime scene with an Introduction to Investigations
  • Try your hand at lifting finger prints in our Crime Scene Lab
  • Visit the Detention Center
  • Learn about your regional SWAT Team
  • Get a better understanding of Officer Safety and Use of Force
  • Ride along with a Patrol Officer during a shift

This class isFREE. Light refreshments are served. Space is limited, so early enrollment is strongly encouraged.

A LIMITED AMOUNT OF SEATING WILL BE AWARDED TO HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR APPLICANTS.

An application form is located online at://www.LynnwoodWA.gov/CitizensAcademy

If you have questions contact the Crime Prevention Office at 425-670-5635

Contact:

Lisa Wellington, Crime Prevention Specialist
lwellington@LynnwoodWA.gov

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